Does topical wound oxygen (TWO2) offer an improved outcome over conventional compression dressings (CCD) in the management of refractory venous ulcers (RVU)? A parallel observational comparative study.
AffiliationWestern Vascular Institute (WVI), Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University College Hospital Galway (UCHG), Galway, Ireland. firstname.lastname@example.org
Local subject classificationWOUND CARE
Aged, 80 and over
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Duplex
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CitationDoes topical wound oxygen (TWO2) offer an improved outcome over conventional compression dressings (CCD) in the management of refractory venous ulcers (RVU)? A parallel observational comparative study. 2009, 38 (1):125-32 Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg
PublisherEuropean journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery
JournalEuropean journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery
AbstractTopical wound oxygen (TWO(2)) may help wound healing in the management of refractory venous ulcers (RVU). The aim of this study was to measure the effect of TWO(2) on wound healing using the primary end-point of the proportion of ulcers healed at 12 weeks. Secondary end-points were time to full healing, percentage of reduction in ulcer size, pain reduction, recurrence rates and Quality-Adjusted Time Spent Without Symptoms of disease and Toxicity of Treatment (Q-TWiST).
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